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Accounting

Lee Huffstutler, Chief Accountant

The Accounting Division of the Department of Revenue and Finance administers the general ledger; processes payroll records; maintains accounts receivable and payable; controls reimbursements and interdepartmental billings; and is responsible for investing City funds as well as negotiating bond issues. 

306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33603
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Phone: 813-274-7171813-274-7171

Fax: 813-274-8127

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Architectural Review and Historic Preservation

Dennis Fernandez, Architectural Review & Historic Preservation Manager

Architectural Review and Historic Preservation is a division of the Planning and Development Department. The Architectural Review and Historic Preservation Division identifies, preserves and promotes historically significant buildings, sites, objects and districts for the educational, cultural and economic benefit of the community, in addition to ensuring responsible new development throughout the city.  

1400 North Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-3100, option 3813-274-3100, option 3

Fax: 813-259-1799

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Art Programs

Robin Nigh, Manager

The Art Programs Division develops and provides free access to artistic excellence. The division facilitates the creation of art representative of the character and identity of Tampa to major public-use projects and to heighten Tampa's reputation and visibility both regionally and nationally as a city culturally aware and supportive of the arts.

306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-8531813-274-8531

Fax: 813-274-8409

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Budget

Michael Perry, Budget Officer

The Budget Division of the Revenue and Finance Department prepares revenue and expenditures projections, budget instructions and target budgets. The division controls expenditures within approved appropriations, prepares budget resolutions, adjustments, budget-related briefings and summaries, and administers the Community Development Block Grant program.

306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-8552813-274-8552

Fax: 813-274-8127

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Business Tax

Joe Papy, Business Tax Supervisor

The Business Tax Division is part of the City of Tampa's Department of Neighborhood Empowerment Department and is responsible for the issuance and collection for all Business Tax Receipts under the authority of Chapter 24 of the City of Tampa Code.

2105 North Nebraska Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-8751813-274-8751

Fax: 813-274-8723

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Cable Communication

Tom Dea, Manager
The Office of Cable Communication monitors and enforces the cable television franchise agreements to ensure that the residents of Tampa are provided reliable cable television service.  It also provides Tampa residents with quality programming, on the City of Tampa Television channel.

202 West 7th Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-8217813-274-8217

Fax: 813-274-7028

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Chief of Staff

Dennis Rogero, Chief of Staff

The Chief of Staff for the City of Tampa is Dennis Rogero. He is responsible for coordinating and integrating the efforts of all departments and agencies to implement the programs directed by the mayor and the policies developed by the City Council. He also has direct supervisory responsibility for the Human Resources, Logistics and Asset Management,Parks & Recreation, Purchasing, and Technology & Innovation Departments, as well as the Minority Business Development Division and coordination of major events.

306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-7360813-274-7360

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City Attorney

Salvatore Territo, City Attorney

The City Attorney's Office is cognizant of all legal affairs of the City of Tampa. In the capacity as the official legal representative of the City, it is the City Attorney's responsibility to take the management, charge and control of all the legal business of the City and to be, in regard to all municipal affairs, the legal advisor to the Mayor, the City Council and the committees thereof, and all of the department heads, officers and boards of the City.

315 East Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-7312813-274-7312

Fax: 813-274-8809 or 813-274-5908

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City Clerk

Shirley Foxx-Knowles, City Clerk / Sandra Marshall, Stephanie Thomas, Deputy City Clerk

The proceedings of every City Council meeting are recorded by the Documentation of City Records Division of the City Clerk's Office.

315 East Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-8396813-274-8396

Fax: 813-274-8306

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City Council

City Council is the legislative branch of City government and operates in accordance with the provisions of the 1974 Revised Charter of the City of Tampa. It is responsible for enacting ordinances and resolutions that the Mayor of Tampa administers as chief executive officer.

District 1 - Mike Suarez
District 2 - Charlie Miranda
District 3 - Yvonne Yolie Capin
District 4 - Harry Cohen
District 5 - Frank Reddick
District 6 - Guido Maniscalco
District 7 - Luis Viera

315 East Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-8131813-274-8131

Fax: 813-274-7076

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City of Tampa Utilities

Manager, Elias J. Franco

City of Tampa Utlities is managed by the Water Department's Distribution and Consumer Services Division. Most of the City's utility customers receive a consolidated monthly bill for three utility services: water, wastewater (sewer) and solid waste (refuse and recycling). The Division reads over 140,000 water meters in a 211 square mile service area, and prepares and mails bills monthly.

2105 North Nebraska Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-8811813-274-8811

Fax: 813-274-8430

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Community Partnerships & Neighborhood Engagement

Miray Holmes, Manager

The Community Partnerships & Neighborhood Engagement (formerly the Neighborhood & Community Relations Office), is a division of the Neighborhood Empowerment Department and serves as the Mayor's main liaison to the neighborhood associations and as their voice at City Hall. This division also works with all community partners and private entities to promote and build positive relationships that will showcase the City of Tampa as a desirable living and working environment       

306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-7574813-274-7574

Fax: 813-274-7410

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Construction Services Division

John Barrios, Construction Services Center Manager

Construction Services, a division of the Planning and Development Department, is a one-stop shop for all construction permit and inspection needs. The division reviews construction plans, issues permits, and performs inspections to ensure building projects are built safely and in compliance with state and local codes and regulations helping to create a vibrant, livable, and safe-built community. 

1400 North Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33607
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Phone: 813-274-3100813-274-3100

Fax: 813-259-1712

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Contract Administration

Michael W. Chucran, P.E., Director

Contract Administration Department prepares and manages contracts for professional and construction services, including but not limited to, planning and design, contract execution, and construction phase administration, for City of Tampa capital construction projects. Please email technical questions to contractadministration@tampagov.net

306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-8116813-274-8116

Fax: 813-274-7368

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Convention Center and Tourism

Rick Hamilton, Director

The Convention Center and Tourism Department is responsible for generation of economic impact through the operation of Tampa Convention Center. The facility is a world-class event space located on the beautiful Tampa River Walk in the heart of downtown within walking distance of all the major hotels and restaurants in the core area. The Center features a 200,000-square-foot exhibit hall with 39 flexible meeting rooms and a ballroom accommodating up to 2,000 guests for dining, presentations and more. Also on premise is The Sail which serves refreshing beverages to convention delegates and locals alike with 360 degree panoramic views of our waterfront marina along the historic Hillsborough River. 

333 South Franklin Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-8511813-274-8511

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Economic and Urban Development

Bob McDonaugh, Administrator

Economic and Urban Development is responsible for coordinating and directing citywide redevelopment initiatives, community planning and marketing redevelopment opportunities to the private sector using professional staff and consulting resources. 

306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-8245813-274-8245

Fax: 813-274-7410

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Emergency Management

Chauncia Willis, Emergency Coordinator

Emergency Management has taken a practical, no-nonsense approach to all-hazards emergency planning, which includes threats from hurricanes and other weather related emergencies, as well as man-made or technological events such as utility disruptions, hazardous materials spills and terrorism. 

808 East Zack Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-7011813-274-7011

Fax: 813-274-7144

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Employment Services

Mike Swain, Employment Services Manager

Employment Services, a division of Human Resources, performs the personnel hiring and testing function and maintains the City's comprehensive classification plan covering approximately 600 classes of work. This division also monitors the performance evaluation process, coordinates the administration of valid medical standards, and conducts job analysis research for developing valid selection procedures.   

306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-8911 813-274-8911

Fax: 813-274-8913

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Fire and Police Pension

Tiffany Ernst, Plan Administrator

The Fire & Police Pension Fund is administered by a nine member Board of Trustees who have appointed a Plan Administrator and administrative staff to conduct daily operations for the effective and efficient administration of the pension plan, including but not limited to: processing benefit payments to retirees and their beneficiaries, processing health and life insurance enrollment and changes, administering the DROP, and processing disability pension applications.

3001 North Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33603
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Phone: 813-274-8550813-274-8550

Fax: 813-274-7504

Fire Rescue

Thomas Forward, Fire Chief

The Fire Rescue Department provides essential service in the areas of fire prevention, fire protection, and emergency medical care. The department is comprised of the Operations, Rescue, Communications, Prevention, and Administrative Divisions. 

808 East Zack Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-7011813-274-7011

Fax: 813-274-7026

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General Employee' Retirement Fund

Natasha Wiederholt, CPA, GE Pension Plan Supervisor

The General Employee' Retirement Fund pension services provides oversight and administration of the General Employees (GE) Retirement Fund (employees other than uniformed fire and police).  It also assists constituents with their annual healthcare, social security, tax, and annual enrollment processes.

306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-7850813-274-7850

Fax: 813-274-7289

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Geographic Information Systems

Kerry Wright, GISP

The Geopraphic Infomation Systems team is responsible for developing citywide GIS solutions and standards and provides strategic direction, leadership and management for implementing GIS solutions.

411 N. Franklin St.
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-7301813-274-7301

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Housing

Vanessa McCleary, Manager

Housing and Community Development is a division of the Planning and Development Department, which administers a variety of housing programs that assist eligible low and moderate-income residents purchase, rent or rehabilitate existing housing units located within the City of Tampa limits.  The Tampa Office of Human Rights is part of the division, enforcing the City’s employment, housing, and public accommodations anti-discrimination laws.

306 E. Jackson St.
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-7954813-274-7954

Fax: 813-274-7745

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Human Resources

Kimberly R. Crum, Director

The Director of Human Resources is responsible for the Employee Relations, Employment Services, Risk Management and Training & Development divisions. The department also serves as the City of Tampa Ethics Office.

306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-8041813-274-8041

Fax: 813-274-8365

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Human Rights

Patricia Newton, Human Rights Investigation Supervisor

The Office of Human Rights enforces local, state and federal anti-discrimination laws in housing, employment and public accommodations for persons who believe discrimination occurred because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, familial and marital status or retaliation.  The Office receives, mediates, investigates and resolves complaints, and provides outreach and education on fair housing, sexual harassment, reasonable accommodations/modifications, LGBT, and use of criminal records issues, plus more.  All services are free of charge.

306 E Jackson St
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-5856813-274-5856

Fax: 813-274-7941

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Intergovernmental Relations

Deborah Hummer Stevenson, Manager

The Office of Intergovernmental Relations represents the City of Tampa position with respect to regulations and legislation. The Office also promotes the City's interests with state and federal government agencies and other governmental entities.

306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-8162813-274-8162

Fax: 813-274-7176

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Internal Audit

Christine Glover, Director

The Internal Audit Department provides management with an independent appraisal of major areas of City activities in order to reduce potential risk and loss to the City. 

315 East Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-7159813-274-7159

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Land Development

Gloria Moreda, Manager

Land Development Coordination (LDC) is a division of the Planning and Development Department. LDC houses the Zoning Section, Subdivision/DRI Section and Right-of-Way Mapping Section. Our mission is to efficiently and fairly administer City Codes and policies related to land development. Our goal is to be responsive to the public's need for accurate information related to the development of property.     

1400 North Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33607
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Phone: 813-274-3100, Option 2813-274-3100, Option 2

Fax: 813-259-1799

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Logistics and Asset Management

Ocea Lattimore, Director

The Logistics and Asset Management Department provides a variety of services directly to citizens, such as providing safe, reliable and efficient public parking and provides services to other city departments; i.e. the coordination of city-wide public facility maintenance and contract construction, city-wide vehicle maintenance and repairs.  The department is comprised of the following divisions:  Facility Management, Fleet Maintenance, and Parking.

306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-8181813-274-8181

Fax: 813-274-8080

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Mayor's Office

Bob Buckhorn, Mayor

The Mayor's Office provides services required of the executive branch of City government including administrative functions and public relations. The department is responsible for providing direction to department heads, administering ordinances and resolutions of City Council, meeting the public and providing information on matters of community concern. The Mayor, as Chief Executive Officer, provides guidance and executive approval of the annual budget and long range planning for the City.  

306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-8251813-274-8251

Fax: 813-274-7050

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Minority Business Development

Gregory Hart, Manager

The Minority Business Development program facilitates contract opportunities in construction, professional services and goods, and non-professional services for women and minority business firms that are certified to do business with the City of Tampa.  

306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-5522813-274-5522

Fax: 813-274-5544

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Neighborhood Empowerment

Jake Slater, Administrator

The Department of Neighborhood Empowerment  serves as a convenient single point of contact for citizens to access services from Community Partnerships & Neighborhood Engagement, Business Tax, Mayor's Neighborhood University, and Neighborhood Enhancement.

2105 North Nebraska Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-8211813-274-8211

Fax: 813-274-8723

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Neighborhood Enhancement

Sal Ruggiero, Manager

The City of Tampa Neighborhood Enhancement Division (formerly Code Enforcement & Clean City Divisions) enforces all non-criminal city ordinances, codes, and regulations. The division also works to improve the quality of life for Tampa residents through maintenance efforts of medians and vacant lots. The division continues the effort to reduce litter, graffiti and illegal dumping.

2105 North Nebraska Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-5545813-274-5545

Fax: 813-274-5567

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Parking

The Parking Division is a division of the Logistics and Asset Management Department.  The division is responsible for the operation of all City of Tampa's public parking. The Parking Division develops parking policy and specific facility expansion plans to serve the parking demand in the central business district and adjacent commercial areas. The present parking inventory consists of 10 garages and 21 surface lots, comprising a total of 11,372 spaces.  

107 N. Franklin Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-8179813-274-8179

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Parks and Recreation

Greg Bayor, Director

The Tampa Parks and Recreation Department manages, maintains and operates all the park and recreational facilities of the city, and develops and implements programs for cultural and recreational activities. 

3402 W. Columbus Drive
Tampa, FL 33607
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Phone: 813-274-8615813-274-8615

Fax: 813-274-5749

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Planning and Development

Thomas R.P. Snelling, Director

The City of Tampa Planning and Development Department's overall function is to ensure safe and affordable housing and commercial structures that are compatible and compliant with the applicable codes and ordinances.  The department is comprised of the following divisions: Construction Services, Architectural Review and Historic Preservation, Housing & Community Development, Land Development Coordination, Planning and Urban Design, and Real Estate. It is also home to the City's Green Officer who guides the City in programs and services as we work toward becoming a more sustainable community.

306 East Jackson Street
3N
Tampa, FL 33607
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Phone: (813) 274-8577(813) 274-8577

Fax: 813-274-8387

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Planning and Urban Design Division

Catherine Coyle, Manager

The Planning & Urban Design Division is comprised of multiple disciplines that are directly related to current and long-range planning and development projects throughout the City of Tampa. The Division serves as the lead for nine (9) primary focus areas, which include Long Range & Strategic Planning, Community Planning & Form Based Codes, Transportation Planning & Development Review, Right-of-Way Permitting & Maintenance of Traffic Planning, Natural Resources & Urban Forest Management Planning, Urban Design Review for Special & Overlay Districts, Development Code Writing, Alcoholic Beverage Records Management, and GIS Planning & Analysis.

1400 North Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-3100, Option 4 or 5813-274-3100, Option 4 or 5

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Police

Eric Ward, Police Chief

The Tampa Police Department works to reduce crime and enhance the quality of life through a cooperative partnership with all citizens.

411 North Franklin Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-276-3200813-276-3200

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Public Affairs

Ashley Bauman, Director

The Public Affairs Division works behind the scenes to develop City messaging and programs that effectively communicate the City's goals, accomplishments, and projects with a unique emphasis on the City's six strategic focus areas. 

306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-8262813-274-8262

Fax: 813-274-7050

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Public Works and Utility Services Administrator

Brad Baird, Administrator

The Public Works and Utility Services Administrator is responsible for coordinating and managing all public works and utility operations and programs.  He has direct supervisory responsibility for the Contract Administration, Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management, Transportation and Stormwater Services, Wastewater and Water department.

306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-7883813-274-7883

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Purchasing

Gregory K. Spearman, Director

The Purchasing Department, as provided for in the City Charter, is responsible for all aspects of the City's centralized procurement process. Its objective is to acquire needed goods and services as efficiently and as inexpensively as possible, while assuring fair and equal opportunity to all qualified vendors.

306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-8351813-274-8351

Fax: 813-274-8355

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Real Estate

Monica Ammann, Real Estate Manager

Real Estate is a division of the Planning and Development Department. The Real Estate Division acts as a central service organization, providing the purchase, sale, leasing and property management services of real estate for other City departments.   

306 E. Jackson Street, 3rd Floor
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-7852813-274-7852

Fax: 813-274-8387

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Revenue and Finance

Sonya Little, Chief Financial Officer

The Department of Revenue and Finance is responsible for managing the City's financial matters. Primary functions include: administration, budgeting, planning, accounting, investment, licensing, utility accounting, pension, and grant administration.

306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-8151813-274-8151

Fax: 813-274-8127

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Riverwalk

Tony Mulkey, CPRE

The Riverwalk allows both tourists and area citizens to access museums, hotels, restaurants, shopping and key destinations while enjoying Tampa’s beautiful shoreline. As a key downtown neighborhood amenity, it provides a safe pathway for exercise, access to urban parks and numerous boater access points. It provides an educational canvas for the celebration of Tampa’s history and culture, linking numerous venues with current and future commercial/retail development. 

3402 West Columbus Drive
Tampa, FL 33507
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Phone: (813) 274-7723(813) 274-7723

Fax: (813) 274-7744

Solid Waste

Mark Wilfak, Director 813-348-1151

The Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management provides environmentally safe, time responsive, and cost effective collection, disposal and recycling services for over 79,000 residential and commercial customers. 

4010 West Spruce Street
Tampa, FL 33607
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Phone: 813-348-1146813-348-1146

Fax: 813-348-1156

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Special Events

The mission of the Office of Special Events is to provide a knowledgeable, customer focused management team, committed to leading you through the event process while helping to create memorable events.

Our dedicated, professional Special Events Management Team is your resource on all aspects of event production. We recommend that all event planners contact the Office of Special Events early in the planning process. We will be happy to provide guidance and answer your questions.

We strive to deliver outstanding customer service to ensure your events success.

3402 West Columbus Drive
Tampa, FL 33607
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Phone: (813) 274-8854(813) 274-8854

Fax: (813) 274-7744

Technology and Innovation

Russell Haupert, Director and Chief Information Officer

The Department Technology and Innovation (T&I) is the City of Tampa's central technology provider in areas of applications development and support, technology infrastructure and integration, IT security, geographical information systems, computer/telecommunications and radio support. 

411 North Franklin Street
7th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-8155813-274-8155

Fax: 813-274-7302

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TPD Black History Committee

Ida Walker

As representatives of the Tampa Police Department, the Black History Committee's mission is to reduce crime and enhance the quality of life through a cooperative partnership with all citizens. These partnerships include the historic emphasis of promoting educational awareness of African Americans in law enforcement, the importance of diversity and achievement, and maintaining a relationship with the community as a whole. 

411 North Franklin Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-276-3786813-276-3786

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Transportation and Stormwater Services

Jean W. Duncan, P.E., Transportation and Stormwater Services Director

The Department of Transportation and Stormwater Services focuses on transportation and stormwater planning, project development and management, traffic engineering, right of way permitting, and stormwater management, as well as the City's overall mobility needs.

306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-8333813-274-8333

Fax: 813-274-8901

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Wastewater

Eric Weiss, Director

The Wastewater Department's goal is to provide outstanding Wastewater services to our customers while protecting public health and the environment.  

2545 Guy N. Verger Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33605
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Phone: 813-274-8070813-274-8070

Fax: 813-274-8448

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Water

Chuck Weber, Director

The Tampa Water Department delivers potable and reclaimed water services to more than 124,000 service locations. 

306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
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Phone: 813-274-8121813-274-8121

Fax: 813-274-7435

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